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4.8 out of 5

"Very clean and close to everything " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 18 Oct 2021

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Apollo Bay awaits you at The Dolphin Apartments. You'll be 1.5 km (0.9 mi) from Apollo Bay Harbour and 7.6 km (4.7 mi) from Great Otway National Park. Highlights at this property include free self parking, and in-room kitchens and private spa tubs.

Each apartment is individually decorated and features a plasma TV with digital channels, along with a washer/dryer, free WiFi, and an iPod dock. In-room dining is easy with a kitchen that comes equipped with a refrigerator, a microwave, and a stovetop. A living room, a dining area, and a DVD player are also available. Weekly housekeeping is available.

This business-friendly apartment building offers free WiFi in public areas, a fitness center, and concierge services. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a terrace, and a garden.

Places within a 30-minute drive of this 4.5-star Apollo Bay property include Maits Rest Rainforest Walk and Cape Otway Lightstation.

Penthouse Apartment - Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max
AU$288* Per night/room 2 Feb. - 3 Feb.

Two Bedroom Apartment - Upgrade Special

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Apartment, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Apartment, Partial Sea View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Two Bedroom Apartment - Ground Floor

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

The Dolphin Apartments ratings based on 371 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Dolphin Apartments

Everyone (123) Couples (125) Family (120)
5 out of 5
Very clean and close to everything

Posted by on 18 Oct. 2021

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26 Oct. 2021 by Emily

Thank you David for your perfect review. We appreciate you letting others know how much you enjoyed your stay. The cleanliness and the convenience of the apartments is a common comment and glad you were able to see the positives too. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Emily Stephens - Manager

5 out of 5
Property was modern, clean and tidy. Had everything that we needed on hand. Made for a very relaxing break. We will definitely be back. Thank you!

Posted by on 16 Sep. 2021

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21 Sep. 2021 by Emily

Thank you Nicole for your positive review. Very happy to see you enjoyed your relaxing break away. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, Emily Stephens - Manager

5 out of 5
Really good. The only thing I could only comment as not good is the pillows.

Posted by on 21 Aug. 2021

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21 Aug. 2021 by Emily

Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate your comments and will look into the pillow situation in the apartments. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Emily Stephens - Manager

4 out of 5
Our apartment was spacious with modern accessories. Great location also

Posted by on 18 Aug. 2021

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18 Aug. 2021 by Emily

Thank you for your review and feedback. Happy to see you were satisfied with the accommodation and location. We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Emily Stephens - Manager

5 out of 5
Great property and friendly staff

Posted by on 11 Jul. 2021

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11 Jul. 2021 by Emily

Thank you for your great review. We appreciate you taking the time. Regards, Emily

5 out of 5
Everything needed for a comfortable stay with peace and quiet yet a central location - just perfect!

Posted by on 4 Jul. 2021

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5 Jul. 2021 by Emily

Thank you for your positive review. We appreciate your comments and very happy to see that you were comfortable and relaxed. We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Emily

5 out of 5
Great apartment, spacious and comfortably kept our family of four happy for the night.

Posted by on 2 Jul. 2021

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2 Jul. 2021 by Emily

Thank you for your 5 star review and positive comments on your stay with us. Very happy to see your family were comfortable and happy for the night. We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Emily Stephens - Manager

4 out of 5
Great location

Posted by on 25 May 2021

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25 May 2021 by Emily

Thank you for taking the time to score your stay with us. We appreciate you letting everyone know how you enjoyed your time. Best wishes Emily Stephens - Manager

5 out of 5
Michael and Emily could not have done more to make our stay comfortable and relaxing. Their knowledge of the town and surrounds was excellent and they were fantastic hosts. We’ll be back for sure!

Posted by on 23 May 2021

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23 May 2021 by Emily

Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes Emily Stephens - Manager

5 out of 5
Clean and comfortable had everything we needed. Easy parking and close to the main shops

Posted by on 5 Apr. 2021

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6 Apr. 2021 by Emily

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and score your stay with us. So glad to hear you were comfortable and enjoyed your time. Thank you for staying at The Dolphin Apartments in Apollo Bay Best wishes Emily Stephens - Manager

About the The Dolphin Apartments

Location 2 Thomson Street, Apollo Bay, VIC 3233

Property Features

As a guest of The Dolphin Apartments, you'll find a fitness center, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. WiFi is free in public spaces. The luxury The Dolphin Apartments also features barbecue grills, a garden, and concierge services. Self parking is free. You'll have access to the health club at a partner property. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star Apollo Bay apartment.

  • 1 building
  • 14 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 2005
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of living rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Separate dining area
  • Washer/dryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Dolphin Apartments offers 14 accommodations with private spa tubs and iPod docking stations. These individually decorated accommodations have separate living rooms. 50-inch plasma televisions come with digital channels and DVD players. Accommodations at this 4.5-star apartment have kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. Additionally, rooms include washers/dryers and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided weekly. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in July 2018.

  • Private hot tub
  • In-room kitchen
  • Washer and dryer
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • IPod dock
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique decor
  • Wardrobe or closet

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 8:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 72 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 8:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at The Dolphin Apartments

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host.This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Property does not use a professional cleaning service
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cleaning deposit: AUD 100.00 per stay (for guests under 25 years old)

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Dolphin Apartments Apartment Apollo Bay
  • Dolphin Apartments Apartment
  • Dolphin Apartments Apollo Bay
  • Dolphin Apartments
  • The Dolphin Apartments Apollo Bay/Great Ocean Road
  • The Dolphin Apartments Apollo
  • The Dolphin Apartments Apartment
  • The Dolphin Apartments Apollo Bay
  • The Dolphin Apartments Apartment Apollo Bay

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
  • Alcohol isn't served at The Dolphin Apartments.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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Frequently asked questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.